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New Era, Carrier Dome naming rights deals came at a price

When it was announced in the late 1970s that Syracuse University would be building a 50,000-seat domed stadium on campus, a bunch of us idealistic twenty-somethings advocated that our alma mater’s new sports playpen be named after Ernie Davis. Not only did the Davis Dome have a cool, alliterative ring to it, but the name ...

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